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Off the beaten path.

Kansas has several wonders located in rural areas, down gravel roads. My girlfriend and I were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike H
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Stilwell, Kansas
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Well worth the trip

Awesome is all I can say. Go to the Fick Fossil and history museum first, Most of what is there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stanthemck
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Kirkland, Washington
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dirt road” (24 reviews)
“western kansas” (12 reviews)
“several miles” (5 reviews)
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Oakley, KS
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kansas has several wonders located in rural areas, down gravel roads. My girlfriend and I were lucky to be able to stop by this place. We took back roads and state highways from Colorado springs to kansas city, this was one of our stops. It...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome is all I can say. Go to the Fick Fossil and history museum first, Most of what is there came from the Monument Rocks area. The 15 foot fish skeleton, Mamouth tusk, and other incredible finds are in the museum. However, when you get...More

Thank stanthemck
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

It's kinda in the middle of nowhere, travel down several miles of gravel roads to get there, but they are in good shape. I would advise anyone who is in the area to go see them. According to scientists, a moderate earthquake or even a...More

Thank scottnrobyn
Reviewed 19 September 2017

These amazing rock formations are well worth the drive from I-70 or Oakley to get there. Not like it's crowded, either.

Thank Rosalinder
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

While I wouldn't call these rocks monumental (I guess they are for Kansas) I do think this is an interesting geological formation worth checking out. My wife and I enjoyed driving through some back country roads to get there and then parking and walking around...More

Thank nostoryrob
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Found this beautiful place and was well worth the trip down the dirt road. The weather was perfect and it's something that wasn't in our bucket list but should be. Check it out if you have time

Thank 415robertp
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Drive 40 minutes from Oakley, Kansas to the first natural national monument,Monument Rocks. These dynamic limestone buttes are on private land in a cow pasture, so please don't disturb these gentle guards. The rancher has done everyone a favor by allowing travelers to drive here....More

2  Thank svfunkychateau
Reviewed 18 August 2017

If you happen to be driving through the cornfields of western Kansas, this place is worth a stop. A series of large chalk formations, they look very impressive against the otherwise flat landscape. It is easier to reach them from Oakley, off the I-70. We...More

Thank 7Kathi_D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Traveling through Kansas on I70 and thought we would take in a few sights on our route across the state, trying not to stray too far off I70. This attraction was a little further than we wanted to travel (about 60 miles down and back)....More

Thank Love2Drive65
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had seen a little information on this so decided to drive a little extra to find it. It is on a gravel road about 40 minutes off the interstate (less than 10 of those minutes are on gravel). It is a relatively small area...More

Thank Starr S
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Patricia N
22 September 2017|
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Response from Amanda B | Reviewed this property |
Closes at dark, the property owner has fences st entrance and exit that will be closed. We went at sunset and it was beautiful!
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Michelle D
28 July 2017|
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Response from L M | Reviewed this property |
We spent roughly one hour there. We were there near sun down and it was neat to see the swallows come out of the holes in the canyon walls to head out to eat. Lots of photo ops.
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dalaohu
31 July 2016|
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Response from Mari B | Reviewed this property |
We came down 83 from Oakley, and there are two ways to get there which are both dirt roads. One turns off towards the east and comes in from the north to the monuments and one comes in from the south. We came in from the... More
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